Where there is an emphasis on critical thinking being an essential component learning at University level education, there needs to be a clear focus upon integrating the development of these skills within the curriculum. This paper looks at the importance of critical thinking in higher education and the difficulties that students have in applying critical thinking. Results from a short study show students' understanding of what critical thinking actually means.
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2011|
|Event||9th International Conference 'Challenges in Higher Education and Research in the 21st Century - Sozopol, Bulgaria|
Duration: 5 Jun 2011 → 8 Jun 2011
|Conference||9th International Conference 'Challenges in Higher Education and Research in the 21st Century|
|Period||5/06/11 → 8/06/11|